It’s the Year of the Dog and Hillsdale Shopping Center is hosting a 2018 Chinese New Year celebration. Festivities begin with Lion Dancers, in vivid, colorful, dragon-like costumes performing their traditional dance, accompanied by music and heart-pounding beating drums. A Chinese calligrapher will be on hand to pen ancient characters on commemorative cards. Kids can make customary lanterns and receive red envelopes symbolizing energy, happiness and good wishes. Event is free and fun for the entire family. To learn more visit, hillsdale.com or call 650-571-1029.